efl championship weekend preview

09:30    02 Nov 2018

Stoke City's Saido Berahino
The 2018/19 English Football League (EFL) Championship match-day 16 action will start on Friday.

Kick-off times in CAT.

Ghana international Albert Adomah's Aston Villa will welcome a struggling Bolton Wanderers side at the Villa Park.

Ten matches will be played on Saturday and nine encounters are scheduled to kick-off at 17h00.

Blackburn Rovers are set to host Queens Park of Rangers (QPR) at the Ewood Park, while Brentford will face Millwall at the Griffin Park and Sheffield Wednesday will face Norwich City at the Hillsborough Stadium.

Birmingham City, who have DR Congolese forward Beryly Lubala on their books, will square off with Derby County at the Pride Park Stadium.

Ipswich Town will lock horns with Preston North End at the Portman Road, while Nottingham Forest are expected to welcome log leaders Sheffield United at the City Ground.

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Mali international Bakary Sako will look to fire West Bromwich Albion to the top of the league standings when they face Hull City at the KCOM Stadium.

Reading will welcome Bristol City at the Madejski Stadium, while Rotherham United are set to take on Swansea City at the New York Stadium.

The last game of the day will be between Stoke City, who have Burundi international Saido Berahino on their books, and Middlesborough at the bet365 Stadium. Kick-off is at 19h30.

One match will be played on Sunday with a struggling Wigan Athletic side taking on second-placed Leeds United. The game will start at 15h30.

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